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ArtView – New Beginnings

ArtView – New Beginnings

Art View By Jim Christiansen January starts at that nexus of out with the old, and new beginnings. Auld Lang Syne to favorite all woman cooperative Tri-Chromatic Gallery, closing early 2020. This hot spot will be missed, but indelible impression on Modesto Art Scene, with it’s on the edge and mystical art presentations, performance art, […]

MSO Pixar in Concert

MSO Pixar in Concert

January 2020 – The Modesto Symphony Orchestra (MSO), led by Associate Conductor Ryan Murray, will perform Pixar in Concert on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 7:30pm and Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 2pm at the Gallo Center for the Arts in Modesto.  Experience the magic of your favorite Pixar films while the MSO performs the scores live. This concert […]

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PerformingView – Snappy New Year

PerformingView – Snappy New Year

PerformingView By Kaye Osborn A Time to Perform Snappy New Year! Hope this year brings fresh starts and new beginnings. Embrace the sunrise of a bright future. Hard to believe it’s a new year and a new decade. Consider this month a blank slate. You can fill it will all things theatrical! The schools are […]

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ArtView – Holiday Art and Ideas

ArtView – Holiday Art and Ideas

Art View Holiday Art and Ideas By Jim Christiansen Think local in your Holiday shopping plans, and visit the Arts Blocks downtown. Helps support local venues and local artists on display with art for sale. Keep in mind that Art Walk this month is December 19th for last minute art shopping. Consider more leisurely visits […]

All AgesView

All AgesView

AllAgesView By Sofia Johnson As the year comes to a close, we get to experience some of the best Modesto has to offer, starting with our beautiful State theater. All month there will be holiday movies and events for the community to enjoy. On December 21st there will be an all day celebration from 8am-10pm […]

By December 1, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
PerformingView – Holiday Performances

PerformingView – Holiday Performances

PerformingView – Holiday Presentations By Kaye Osborn and the View Crew Happy Holidays! Tis the season to be merry and bright plus treat you and your family to some magical, captivating productions. Music, dance and performers will spice up your holiday traditions! Our valley has a lot to offer! Enhance this time of year with […]

By December 1, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
PoetryView – The Ill List

PoetryView – The Ill List

PoetryView Ill List Poetry Slam One of the most amazing nights of the year turns 15! Yes, the Ill List, where poets from all over the USA converge to go head to head in verbal poetry combat at the State Theatre produced by Sam Pierstorff and Ruhi Sheikh is an annual sold-out success and the […]

By December 1, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
SongwriterView – Last Act

SongwriterView – Last Act

Last Act By Patty Castillo Davis What a year! What an abundance of milestones. KCBP 95.5 FM is up and running bring you pertinent local features, news and music. I’m personally humbled by being recognized last March as a Stanislaus County Commission for Women Outstanding Woman of the year for contributions in music and winning […]

Interview – Kirstie Boyett

Interview – Kirstie Boyett

InterView Kirstie Boyett by Chris Murphy Opened on Christmas Day in 1934, the fabulous historic State Theatre is the last of the grande dame movie theatres in Modesto. Modesto was an early supporter of the arts and movies, and back in the early part of the century, 10th Street was home to many theatres, both […]

By November 29, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
ArtView – Dog Days of Summer

ArtView – Dog Days of Summer

Art View –The Dog Days of Summer By Jim Christiansen It’s the Dog Days of Summer, even if billed as the Central California Art Association Autumn Art Festival, and artist Eva Hass making the best of it, with “Dog in Yellow Sweater” as the Best of Show Award at Mistlin Gallery. Chella won four awards […]

MAMAView: Celebrating 20

MAMAView: Celebrating 20

MAMAViewBy Middagh Goodwin October 15th the Modesto Area Music Awards will be celebrating two decades of music and live entertainment in the 209. Over the years thousands of acts, venues, events have been nominated and you the fans have chosen the winners with your votes. This year on top of a new batch of mamanees […]

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ComedyView: Stay Hydrated

ComedyView: Stay Hydrated

ComedyViewBy Felicia Aleman Hello, hello, hello. I’m having more fun than a skunk at a perfume factory. I just made that up, not sure what it means, but I think I’m going to stand by my statement.  Check out the events in the back this month for September comedy because there are too many to […]

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PerformingView – Exciting New Seasons

PerformingView – Exciting New Seasons

PerformingView By Kaye Osborn Did you know that many of our local performing arts present a full season with a wide variety of shows. Have you ever considered being a season subscriber? It’s a great way to secure your coveted tickets plus save money. Many theater groups offer season tickets. You can chose the dates […]

By August 30, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
ArtView – August Autumn Art

ArtView – August Autumn Art

Art View By Jim Christiansen August is near back to school shopping and end of summer time. Third Thursday Art Walk comes up middle of the month August 15, and a good time to take a saunter downtown to the various art walk venues, and make a deal with local artists on a piece of […]

PerformingView – So Much Theatre

PerformingView – So Much Theatre

PerformingView By Kaye Osborn The dog days of August have arrived. There is still a lot of good theater to see and embrace. Season subscriptions are available with many theatrical companies locally and out-of-town. You can get more for your buck! There are different ways to access and enhance a live performance. You can borrow […]

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